Democracy


Dogs use sneezes to vote

By Mimo Qaira Animal Behaviour research has discovered dogs live in democracies using sneezes to vote ‘The more sneezes that occurred, the more likely it was that the pack moved off and started hunting’   African wild dogs sneeze to vote on when the pack will go hunting, according to…



Half of Europeans no longer believe in democracy

By Malik Shahid  Half of European citizens no longer believe democracy is the way forwards Only around half of young Europeans think of democracy as the best form of government, a new survey has found, while three-quarters see the EU as more of an economic pact rather than a group…


Government accused of “full frontal attack” on journalists and whistleblowers

By Tim Derbyshire  The government has come under fire for proposing dramatic new prison sentences for journalists and whistleblowers   The UK government’s legal advisers have been accused of launching a “full-frontal attack” on whistleblowers and journalists over proposals to radically increase prison sentences for revealing state secrets and prosecute…